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Welcome To Uncertain Texas

Describe ImageWhat's in a name? The whole history of a town whose remote beginnings reflect the nature of the place, a place of exotic beauty, deep secrets, the haunts of wildlife where those who need respite for their souls can find harmony and peace. Uncertain, long the shores of Caddo Lake has, for over a hundred years, provided a means for launching into another world--a fishing hole, a cathedral of cypress, a paradise of the past. There are so many reasons for experiencing Caddo and Uncertain,Texas, whether it be to catch a trophy bass, reflect quietly at the water's edge , explore every nook that can float a canoe, photograph it, or paint it, Caddo Lake seems to reward, at every turn, those who come to see and feel and experience one of nature's most special places.

Caddo Lake, the mysterious and intriguing Texas treasure, is stretched across the Texas-Louisiana border. Caddo was designated in 1971, by the international Ramsar Treaty, as a "Wetlands of International Importance. Caddo is Texas' only naturally formed lake and covers 32,700 acres of a maze of channels, meandering bayous, and sloughs within thousands of acres of Spanish moss draped bald cypress.

The City of Uncertain was incorporated in 1961 as a Type B, General Law City with a mayor and five aldermen on an at large basis.

Uncertain has about 150 friendly residents who enjoy sharing their bit of paradise in Uncertain, TX with the outside world. They invite you to come and spend some time in Texas best kept secret, Caddo Lake.

Caddo has been dubbed "the best photo spot in Texas.

May and June, hundreds of female Red-ear Sliders come ashore to lay eggs. The City of Uncertain posts "Turtle Crossing" signs along the roadways to alert motorists to watch for the "reptilian mothers" crossing the roads.

Caddo Lake was the site of the world's first off-shore drilling for oil.

A major pearl industry operated on Caddo Lake in the 1920s. Pearls were found in the freshwater mussels in the sandy shallows of the cypress brakes.

Steamboats, loaded with goods destined for the developing west, traveled through Caddo Lake in route to Jefferson, Texas. Because of fluctuating water levels, mooring was often "uncertain."

  City of Uncertain
199 Cypress Drive • PO Box 277 • Uncertain, Texas 75661
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